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Stories with subject: Genomics
  • Scientists map bedbug genome, follow pest through NYC subway story has photos
    Updated: Feb-02-16 6:44 pm

    NEW YORK - Scientists have mapped the genome of bedbugs in New York City, then traced fragments of the nefarious pests' DNA through the subway system.

  • Washington University genome institute receives $60 million 
    Updated: Jan-14-16 3:34 pm

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri - The McDonnell Genome Institute at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is one of four institutions to receive $60 million in federal money to study the genetic factors of several common complex diseases such as diabetes, autism and epilepsy, The National Institutes of Health announced Thursday.